Born January 21, 1948 in Baku in the family of a serviceman, Russian.
. In 1966 - 67 he worked in the oil and gas "Pervomayneft" Production Association (PO) "Kuybyshevneft" - a driver, a mechanic, a mechanic.
. In 1967 - 69 served in the army.
. He worked at the Nizhnevartovsk Gas Processing Plant (NGZ) ON "Sibgazneftepererabotka" - a mechanic, driver, technician, engineer
. Since 1983 - deputy chief engineer of the refinery.
. Since February 1984 - Chief Engineer Lokosovsky gas processing plant, since 1987 - general director.
. In late 1991 - early 1992 - Deputy Head of Administration of the Tyumen region.
. Since 1992 - President of the Union of Oil Producers of Russia.
. Member of the Federation of Producers of Russia (OFWs) in 1994 - Member of the Presidium of the Council of OFWs.
. 12 December 1993 was elected to the State Duma.
. In January 1995, organized and led the public association "Regions of Russia".
. 17 December 1995 was elected to the State Duma of the second convocation.
. From February 1999 - Member of the Coordinating Board of Public FEC.
. 19 December 1999 was elected to the State Duma of the third convocation.
. Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Energy, Transport and Communication.
. Member of the Coordinating Council of the Round Table of business in Russia.
. He has state awards.
. Has one daughter and two sons.